SUNY Potsdam appoints Chef John VanKennen

SUNY Potsdam Auxiliary College and Educational Services (PACES) has appointed John VanKennen as chef of Lehman Dining Center, the all-you-care-to-eat facility on the upstate New York campus.


Local chefs ready to go head-to-head in Union Hospital benefit

Local chefs are ready to deliver a taste of Cecil County in an effort to raise money for Union Hospital.

As a part of the Harvard University Dining Services’ series Women in Food, all 13 dining halls featured dishes from Jody Adams, owner of the restaurant Rialto located in the Charles Hotel in Harvard Square.

Our management team, no matter how busy we are, takes the time each day to sit down to eat lunch together.

During the MenuDirections conference earlier this week in Charlotte, N.C., FoodService Director staged its second culinary competition.

UVM will host a chef from Bresovica, Slovenia this year as part of the ninth annual Global Chefs event Feb. 20 and Feb. 21.

It's been years since the state has fed thousands on the morning of the Kentucky Derby, but Mike Vaughn vividly recalls the frantic pace of preparing enough biscuits, eggs, sausage and country ham for at least 13,000 visitors.

The winner will represent USC at a NACUFS regional conference.

The halls and classrooms of Wakarusa Valley School no longer echo with the chatter and bustle of students each day. The old grade school on the western fringe of the Lawrence school district closed in 2011, and most of its students were sent to other buildings on the west side.

We asked operators to nominate chefs who are making a difference both inside and outside of their operations to be recognized. Here are 10 chefs who are influencing the non-commercial industry and the communities in which they work. 

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